Do you love roses and want to have similar plants in your garden? Here are 17 fantastic Flowers that Look Like Roses!
When it comes to beauty, roses simply stand out from the rest–the most popular flower around the world. If you too love these elegant blossoms, this article is for you.
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Flowers that Look Like Roses
Botanical Name: Camellia japonica
If you love roses, then Camelia is the best option for you! The arching petals come in a range of shades–the red and white colors are the most popular.
Botanical Name: Paeonia
These pretty single and double perennial flowers have stunning similarities with roses and it comes in pink, magenta, white, and crimson shades.
Botanical Name: Anemonastrum
It opens petals in the morning and closes during the night–the colorful flowers have a dark and round center on a tall stem.
Botanical Name: Hydrangea macrophylla
The colorful four-petal florets look great when grown in small bunches. As they come in various colors, you can mix and match them up for a glorious display!
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Botanical Name: Dianthus caryophyllus
Carnations have many similarities with roses. These blooms have ruffled petals and look gorgeous in bouquets. For the best display, go for large-flowered carnations.
Botanical Name: Begonia × tuberhybrida
Tuberous begonias are popular for their plump and ruffled flowers that look like roses. These come in spectacular shades of pink, yellow, orange, red, or white.
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Botanical Name: Tulipa
Tulips come in a range of shades like pink, red, white, blue, and magenta. Just like roses, red tulips represent romance, love, and passion.
Botanical Name: Ranunculus
Buttercups are another best alternative for roses and come in gorgeous shades of red, peach, yellow, orange, and white hues.
Botanical Name: Dianthus
Double dianthus flower during summer and offers fragrant red, pink, magenta, and yellow blooms. Some multiple species can grow between 6-18 inches in height.
10. Double Impatiens
Botanical Name: Impatiens wallerana
Double impatiens have a unique fusion of peonies and small roses. They are available in the shades of fuchsia, pink, and white.
Botanical Name: Gardenia
This exotic flower has many similarities with roses and produces striking white flowers that are intensely fragrant. Varieties like daisy and variegata are easily available.
Botanical Name: Dahlia
At first glance, dahlias may not look like roses, but in a bunch, they can confuse you with a close resemblance. The unique blooms are exquisitely pretty and come in a range of violet, magenta, and pink hues.
13. Double Anemone
Botanical Name: Anemone coronaria
You can easily take Double Anemone for a rose from a distance. The plant stands out for its brilliant blooms that come in vivid shades of purple, red, and white.
14. Desert Rose
Botanical Name: Adenium obesum
If you want a rose look-alike plant that grows slow, stays compact, and can be easily kept on a coffee table, then this is it! It blooms in beautiful shades of pink and red.
Botanical Name: Papaver
The sun-loving poppies bloom papery, tissue-like flowers in brilliant shades of orange, red, pink, yellow, and blue. Growing ‘Rose Chiffon’ variety is the closest you can get to rose in looks!
Botanical Name: Eustoma
Coming in both solid and bi-colors, the blooms look charming and quite rose-like. The best part is–the flowers last for 10-14 days!
17. Moss Rose
Botanical Name: Portulaca grandiflora
Moss rose are warm climate perennials, but you can grow them as annuals in a cold climate. These flowering plants are easy to grow and resemble miniature roses from a distance.